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Throughout the ages, that which is beyond our planet has fascinated people. Some have been so drawn to the study of space that they have devoted their lives to advancing their and our knowledge of the subject. On this page, you will find a list of some of the dedicated people who have made major contributions to our knowledge and interest in space science. You may read a biography on each of these trailblazers by selecting their name.
|John Couch Adams
|Jocelyn Bell Burnell
|Urbain Le Verrier
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